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Where to meet: Stonethwaite, Borrowdale
Postcode:  CA12 5XQ
Grid Reference: NY 263 136 


From Keswick:
Leave on the Borrowdale Road (from the mini roundabout near the co-op) Follow this road for several miles, passing through the village of Rosthwaite, Continue on this main road until you reach an 's' bend on which is a left turn signposted Stonethwaite and The Langstrath Inn. Park just before the village on this road and walk in. We will meet outside The Langstrath Inn.

Bus Services

The nearest bus stop is Stonethwaite Lane End, around 10 minutes walk along the lane to the meet point.

The 78 bus runs between Keswick and Seatoller.

The 77/77a runs between Keswick and Buttermere, however this is a seasonal service running from Easter to October.

Stagecoach bus timetables can be viewed here

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    Distance: 10km / 6 miles
    Ascent: 810m / 2500ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

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    Ascent: 1280m / 4200ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

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